Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Mar. 8, 2014

Wes Ishmael
  • You are missing some Flash content that should appear here! Perhaps your browser cannot display it, or maybe it did not initialize correctly.

  • File size: 2.29 MB  File type: mp3
Mar 07, 2014

Feeder and stocker cattle sold steady to $4 higher this week, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service. It was a comparatively light test, though, as winter weather curtailed receipts across much of the primary trade areas.

“Significantly reduced sales were reported in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, and Kentucky where many stocker buyers go to fill their springtime orders,” AMS analysts explained Friday.

“The best demand, where tested, was for heavier stocker cattle weighing 600-750 lbs., which was just right for hard-wintered cattle coming off dry and short wheat pastures in the Southern Plains,” AMS analysts say. “Heavily supplemented feeders coming out of grow yards farther north were not as widely accepted, although they still sold handsomely.”

Listen to the Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report every Saturday morning on the BEEF magazine website. This is your report for Saturday, Mar. 8, 2014.

More articles to enjoy:

110 Felfies To Kick Off Your Morning

Count On $1,000 Calves & $1,000 Cull Cows For The Next 10 Years

VOTE: How Would You Rank This Winter’s Severity?

Enter The Greeley Hat Works Why I Ranch Essay Contest

5 Nutritionists Predict Cattle Industry Future

Famous Oscar Selfie Drums Up $1.5 Million For HSUS

Outlook: $3-$5 Weekly Market Swings Are Becoming Routine

Beef Veterinarians Work To Improve Trich Regulations, Testing

70+ Photos Celebrating Generations Of Family Ranchers

Misinformation Creates Fear For Ground Beef

Coalition Is Working To Realize The Opportunity In Sustainability

120+ Romantic Ranch Photos Submitted By Readers

The Bearish Math On The Beef Industry Doesn’t Add Up

Top 5 Qualities Consumers Want In Beef

200+ Gorgeous Winter Scenes From The Ranch

What Do M&Ms Have To Do With Beef & Hormones?

3 New Market Dynamics Created By Surging Bull Prices

Liability Risk Is Beginning To Flow Down The Beef Production Chain

Enough With This Weather; Consumers & Ranchers Need A Break

Please or Register to post comments.

Subscribe to BEEF Daily

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×